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Acanthurus melas

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Acanthurus melas was originally described as Acanthurus melas by Valenciennes in 1835. It belongs to the family Acanthuridae. It is found in Salt water.
Species   melas
AuthorWI   Valenciennes [A.]
AuthorNI   Valenciennes
Qualification   in Cuvier & Valenciennes
Year   1835
Status   In family
Class  
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order  
Acanthuriformes Acanthuriformes
Family   Acanthuridae
Subfamily  
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Genus   Acanthurus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Acanthuriformes
Family   Acanthuridae
Genus   Acanthurus
Original Name   Acanthurus        
Taxon Name   melas
Original Combination   Acanthurus melas
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Acanthurus melas
OriginalSubGenus   Acanthurus
Original Author   Valenciennes
Original AuthorWI   Valenciennes [A.]
Original Qualification   in Cuvier & Valenciennes
Original Year   1835
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Sri Lanka.
Types   Syntypes: MNHN 0000-0834 (1) Sri Lanka, 0000-1399 (1) Puducherry.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Bauchot & Randall 1996:58 [ref. 22195] with a holotype and paratype.
Primary Code   ---
Journal   Hist. Nat. Poiss.
Citation   v. 10
Page   241

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---


Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---


Current Genus Species Acanthurus ---
Current Genus Acanthurus
Current AuthorWI ---
Current Family Acanthuridae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat marine.        
Water Salt water
   

Current Summary   In family Acanthuridae.
 
Name History   • Status uncertain -- (Randall 1954:161 [ref. 12221], Bauchot & Randall 1996:58 [ref. 22195]).

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achilles Acanthurus achilles Shaw [G.] 1803Valid
albipectoralis Acanthurus albipectoralis Allen [G. R.] & Ayling [A. M.] 1987Valid
aliala Acanthurus aliala Lesson [R. P.] 1831Synonym
altivelis Acanthurus altivelis Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1835Synonym
annularis Acanthurus annularis Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1835Synonym
aquilinus Acanthurus aquilinus (Jordan [D. S.] & Seale [A.] 1906)Synonym
argenteus Acanthurus argenteus Quoy [J. R. C.] & Gaimard [J. P.] 1825Synonym
armiger Acanthurus armiger Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1835Synonym
aterrimus Acanthurus aterrimus Günther [A.] 1872Synonym
atramentatus Acanthurus atramentatus (Jordan [D. S.] & Evermann [B. W.] 1905)Synonym
atrimentatus Acanthurus atrimentatus (Jordan [D. S.] & Evermann [B. W.] 1903)Synonym
auranticavus Acanthurus auranticavus Randall [J. E.] 1956Valid
aurolineatus Acanthurus aurolineatus Day [F.] 1876Synonym
australis Acanthurus australis (Gray [J. E.] 1827)Synonym
bahianus Acanthurus bahianus Castelnau [F. L.] 1855Valid
bariene Acanthurus bariene Lesson [R. P.] 1831Valid
bicommatus Acanthurus bicommatus Smith [J. L. B.] 1956Synonym
bipunctatus Acanthurus bipunctatus Günther [A.] 1861Synonym
bishopi Acanthurus bishopi (Bryan [W. A.] & Herre [A. W. C. T.] 1903)Synonym
bleekeri Acanthurus bleekeri Günther [A.] 1861Synonym
blochii Acanthurus blochii Bennett [E. T.] 1836Synonym
blochii Acanthurus blochii Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1835Valid
brevis Acanthurus brevis Poey [F.] 1860Synonym
broussonnetii Acanthurus broussonnetii Desmarest [A. G.] 1823Synonym
caeruleus Acanthurus caeruleus Bloch [M. E.] & Schneider [J. G.] 1801Synonym
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